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Quotes of the week

Perseverance

Chase uses resistance bands to strengthen his upper body. Photo by Julie Deal

Chase Deal uses resistance bands to strengthen his upper body. Photo by Julie Deal

“It breaks your heart because you know they’re out there, they’re hungry and you want
to feed all.”

— Wanda Pender, school nutrition manager, on reaching less than half of the Rowan children who school officials believe lack sufficient food in the summer

“I think we can’t keep going the way we’re going.”

— Jane Creech, steering committee member, working on a comprehensive plan for Salisbury’s future

“When I heard the word ‘fishing,’ I opened my eyes and looked at him. To know you have friends like that is just amazing.”

— Chase Deal, struck by cardiac arrest and a stroke, who came to when Chris Wagner said they still had a lot of fishing to do

“This team started out 10-7. But they never gave up. They stayed with it. And they came to play every day.”

— Coach Jim Gantt, Rowan County American Legion baseball team, on winning the state championship

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